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18 November, 2021  // In Q1-Q3 2021, according to the Russian traffic police, more than 109k car accidents occurred in Russia, 12k people died and more than 137k people were injured. The largest number of accidents occurs on Fridays from 17:00 to 20:00. As a rule, at this time the number of drunk drivers and drivers tired after the last working day of the week increases.

5 November, 2021  // On November 5, 2021, the temperature in the central part of Russia is close to a record high of plus 13 degrees Celsius. In general, the temperature anomaly in the center of European Russia in the coming days will be 5-6 degrees. At the same time, in Siberia, the temperature anomaly will be about 20 degrees in the coming days.

4 October, 2021  // According to RIA Novosti, the highest wages in Russia are in Salekhard, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Moscow, Anadyr, Khanty-Mansiysk, Surgut, St. Petersburg, Magadan, Tyumen, and Murmansk. Northern cities dominate the top because of extraction of mineral resources there. The lowest wages are in such southern cities as Elista, Vladikavkaz, and Nalchik.

13 September, 2021  // 25-year-old Russian Daniil Medvedev won the US Open tennis championship by beating the first racket of the world Serb Novak Djokovic (6:4, 6:4, 6:4). For Daniil, this is the first victory in the Grand Slam tournaments. He became the third Russian in history to win a tournament of this level.

30 August, 2021  // The Russian national team won the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup held at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow (August 19-29). Beach soccer has become a very interesting phenomenon in Russia, which is a much less "beachy" country compared to such leaders of beach soccer as Brazil and Portugal.

6 August, 2021  // By 2024, according to the Ministry of Economic Development, the population of Russia will decrease by 1.74 mil people (1.2%) compared to 2020 and will amount to 144.7 mil. At the same time, the working-age population will increase by 1.24 mil - from 82.3 to 83.5 mil, due to the increase in the retirement age.

5 July, 2021  // According to the Rospotrebnadzor report "On the state of sanitary and epidemiological well-being of the population in the Russian Federation in 2020", an unacceptable carcinogenic risk was recorded in the following cities: Nizhny Tagil, Chelyabinsk, Magnitogorsk, Mednogorsk, Krasnoyarsk, Chita, Omsk, Lipetsk.

28 June, 2021  // In June 2021, abnormally hot weather set in most of European Russia. On June 23, the temperature record of 1948 was broken in Moscow - +37.4 degrees Celsius. On June 22, the temperature record of 1917 was broken in St. Petersburg - +32.9 degrees Celsius.

30 May, 2021  // In April 2021, according to CIAN, the average price of 1 sq. m in new buildings in Sochi has reached 200,000 rubles (about 2,700 USD), while the demand has increased by 70% over the past two years. The unstable economic situation, fluctuations in exchange rates, and a decrease in bank deposits rates are among the main reasons.

11 May, 2021  // According to the Ministry of Natural Resources, oil reserves in Russia, at the current level of production, will be enough for the next 59 years, natural gas - 103 years. In 2020, oil and gas condensate production decreased by 8.6% (512.68 million tons). In 2019, Russia broke the post-Soviet record and produced 568 million tons.

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